DateMon Jan 8
Author: Rener Vieira
Siding protects your home from the elements, increases energy efficiency and improves curb appeal. However, not all siding options are created equal. At Landmark Roofing and Siding, we are pleased to offer top-notch quality, James Hardie siding to customers in Seattle and the Eastside.
Not only is James Hardie extremely durable and resistant to fire, moisture, rot, harsh weather and pests, but it can be used on homes from craftsman to modern. In addition, there are a variety of pre-painted siding colors to choose from, which will stand up over the course of time. Color choices range from standard to the Artisan collection. Or, if you want to paint your home your own unique color, you can choose primed planks and have them painted with any color your heart desires.
Hardie Plank Lap Siding
Hardie Plank Lap Siding looks like wood and is used when people want a traditional look to their home. There are 4 different types of Hardie Plank Lap Siding, but 9 of out 10 people choose textured because it looks like wood.
Hardie shingles are used as accent pieces for things like gables, dormers and porticos. These pieces can be shakes, vertical siding, half rounds, etc.
Board and Batten
Board and Batten is when you have normal sized vertical planks and a smaller, thinner vertical piece is placed over them.
Large Vertical Panel Siding
Large vertical panel siding is used with modern homes, to create that sleek, box-like, innovative look.
Schedule an appointment to talk with our siding consultant about the various siding options available.
Signs It’s time to Replace Your Siding
In a perfect world, your siding would always look great and stand the test of time. However, there comes a time when your siding will need to be replaced. But how do you know?
The number one sign you need to replace your siding is if you want to. Sometimes you just feel that your home needs a refresh, something that will take it from the 20 th century and into the 21 st century.
Other signs that you might want to replace your siding is:
– If the paint on your siding is fading and peeling
– You notice mold or mildew underneath your siding
– If the siding is weak, or you see dry rot underneath your siding.
– You see cracks and gaps in your siding
– You are spending a lot of time and money repairing your siding.
Reasons to Choose James Hardie Siding for Your Home
James Hardie is specifically created for the Pacific Northwest weather in order to stand up to cold winters, blustery springs, hot summers and rainy autumns, without cracking or splitting.
It comes in a variety of styles to side homes from traditional to modern and in between.
James Hardie offers a vast range of pre-painted siding colors that will stand up to UV rays, looking fabulous for years to come.
It’s practically indestructible! James Hardie can withstand fire and most of what nature can throw at it.
Insurance Savings – Since James Hardie protects your home against most of what mother nature can throw it at you, you will find your home insurance premiums will drop.